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7. Fighting for the vote: suffragettes

7. Fighting for the vote: suffragettes  

Margaret Walters

in Feminism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776106
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805102.003.0008
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9780192805102
The growing militancy of the women's movement is charted in ‘Fighting for the vote: suffragettes’. In 1903, the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) was founded. Less than a year later ... More
6. Fear of radioactivity

6. Fear of radioactivity  

Claudio Tuniz

in Radioactivity: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778391
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199692422.003.0006
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9780199692422
‘Fear of radioactivity’ highlights the nuclear dilemma. Ever since the 1945 Hiroshima explosion, the risk of nuclear fallout and the threat of radiological terrorism are set against the ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Lyman Tower Sargent

in Utopianism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777615
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199573400.003.0009
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9780199573400
The term utopia originated quite late in the history of civilization and utopianism has existed in every cultural tradition. It heralds the hope for a better life. The Conclusion argues ... More
3. A world of networks

3. A world of networks  

Guido Caldarelli and Michele Catanzaro

in Networks: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777936
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199588077.003.0003
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9780199588077
‘A world of networks’ considers how the world's networks are interconnected. In cyberspace, power grids support the Internet, which hosts the WWW, which in turn enables email services, ... More
2. Water and waste

2. Water and waste  

David Muir Wood

in Civil Engineering: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777721
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199578634.003.0003
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9780199578634
Water is not a construction material but its importance as an essential component in civilization cannot be overstated. ‘Water and waste’ considers the twin challenges of providing a ... More
8. Freedom and its place in nature

8. Freedom and its place in nature  

Thomas Pink

in Free Will: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2004
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Sep 2013
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9780191776366
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853585.003.0008
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9780192853585
‘Freedom and its place in nature’ assesses the randomness problem. According to scepticism, there is no middle ground between predeterminism and uncontrollable randomness. Libertarianism ... More
4. The process of interpretation

4. The process of interpretation  

Luke Timothy Johnson

in The New Testament: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365807
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199735709.003.0004
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9780199735709
‘The process of interpretation’ describes how, for the first believers, there was an immediate and obvious dissonance concerning themselves — between their experience of divine power and ... More
6. Civil engineering: looking forward

6. Civil engineering: looking forward  

David Muir Wood

in Civil Engineering: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777721
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199578634.003.0007
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9780199578634
Civil engineering can look back on a history of finding successful solutions to all manner of problems in the infrastructure of modern society. But what of the future? ‘Civil engineering: ... More
7. The Collapse of Communism – and the Future

7. The Collapse of Communism – and the Future  

Leslie Holmes

in Communism: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2009
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Sep 2013
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9780191777356
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199551545.003.0007
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9780199551545
‘The collapse of communism — and the future’ examines various theories as to what caused the sudden collapse of communism. The role of Gorbachev in the collapse of communist power in ... More
2. Unlimited energy?

2. Unlimited energy?  

Claudio Tuniz

in Radioactivity: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778391
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199692422.003.0002
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9780199692422
‘Unlimited energy?’ shows that the Earth produces a vast amount of energy through natural radiation. Geothermal power generation can harness this energy and 40 countries in Africa, Central ... More
9. Johannine literature

9. Johannine literature  

Luke Timothy Johnson

in The New Testament: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780199365807
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199735709.003.0009
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9780199735709
‘Johannine literature’ examines the five compositions in the New Testament collection associated with the name of John and asks: Can the very real differences among the writings (along with ... More
1. A network point of view on the world

1. A network point of view on the world  

Guido Caldarelli and Michele Catanzaro

in Networks: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777936
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199588077.003.0001
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9780199588077
On a typical day, we check emails, update social network profiles, make mobile phone calls, use public transportation, take planes, and transfer money and goods. In all these cases — ... More
8. Perfect storms in networks

8. Perfect storms in networks  

Guido Caldarelli and Michele Catanzaro

in Networks: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777936
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199588077.003.0008
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9780199588077
‘Perfect storms in networks’ shows that the range of possible dynamics in networks is enormous. Domino effects, co-extinctions, cascading failures, breakdown avalanches, systemic failure of ... More
7. Nuclear fusion power

7. Nuclear fusion power  

Maxwell Irvine

in Nuclear Power: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777875
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199584970.003.0007
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9780199584970
‘Nuclear fusion power’ compares the current thermonuclear reactors to fusion reactors. It explains how fusion reactions were common in the early universe and are today the principal source ... More
6. Home politics

6. Home politics  

Michael Allen Fox

in Home: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191809385
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198747239.003.0006
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9780198747239
Home politics affects anyone who lives with other people, because transforming a space into a home involves negotiations of various sorts. Wherever people live together, there is bound to ... More
Populism: A Very Short Introduction

Populism: A Very Short Introduction  

Cas Mudde and Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2017
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Feb 2017
eISBN: 
9780190234904
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190234874.001.0001
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book
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9780190234874
What is populism? What is the relationship between populism and democracy? Populism: A Very Short Introduction presents populism as an ideology that divides society into two antagonistic ... More
5. Genealogy

5. Genealogy  

Gary Gutting

in Foucault: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776113
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805577.003.0005
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9780192805577
In using the term ‘genealogy’, Foucault proclaimed his connection to Nietzsche. ‘Genealogy’ analyses what Foucault thought about the genealogical method, how it compared to Nietzsche's, and ... More
7. Segments and modules: the micro-ideologies

7. Segments and modules: the micro-ideologies  

Michael Freeden

in Ideology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775673
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10.1093/actrade/9780192802811.003.0007
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9780192802811
The age of the mainstream ideologies is not over. But in ‘Segments and modules: the micro-ideologies’ the constant mutation of ideologies and the emergence of fragmented ideologies are ... More
3. Politics and identity

3. Politics and identity  

Christopher Butler

in Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2002
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775550
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802392.003.0003
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chapter
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9780192802392
The most important postmodernist ethical argument concerns the relationship between discourse and power. ‘Politics and identity’ outlines Michel Foucault's influential analysis of this ... More
9. Where next for criminology?

9. Where next for criminology?  

Tim Newburn

in Criminology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2018
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Apr 2018
eISBN: 
9780191785511
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199643257.003.0009
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chapter
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9780199643257
Criminology’s concerns already encompass matters of sociology, psychology, law, political science, economics, history, and biology to name a few. Essentially, criminology’s focus remains ... More

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